Porterville Woman Shot twice by Police

December 1, 2008 10:08:19 PM PST
A woman in Porterville is recovering, after being shot by police.It happened on York Street in Porterville Monday morning. Police say they were serving an arrest warrant, when the 29-year old suspect tried to escape through an alley.

When ordered to stop, police say she pulled a gun and pointed it at an officer, who fired four shots, hitting the suspect twice.

She is expected to recover. The firearm was later determined to be a replica.

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